Shannon International Airport

International Airport for UK, Europe & USA
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With more flights, more destinations and more choice it’s time to look to Shannon Airport for your next trip. At Shannon you will find shorter queues, less congestion and friendliness in abundance in the terminals for a hassle free journey. Shannon is the only airport in Ireland that remains open all year round.

Shannon Airport is your gateway to Ireland’s iconic tourism destinations of the Cliffs of Moher, Aillwee & Doolin Cave, Bunratty Castle and of course the stunning Wild Atlantic Way – one of the wildest, most incredible driving routes in the world. The Wild Atlantic Way stretches along Ireland’s West coast from Donegal in the North to Cork in the South and Shannon Airport is at its very heart. Along the way you can stop at 157 Discovery Points and learn more about this fascinating area, its colourful people, gorgeous villages and towns, ancient culture, fantastic hotels, B&Bs and castles, wonderful food, famous drink and breath-taking scenery.

Car Parking
Shannon Airport offers short term, long term car and Park4Less parking. Long Term 1 Car Parks are within a two to three minute walk or Park4Less car park in within a 7-9 minute walk from the departures terminal.

The most economical rates for parking are available online at for parking in our Park4Less car park.

US Preclearance
Shannon is the first airport in the world, outside of the Americas, to offer Full US Preclearance facilities to passengers travelling to the USA.

This new upgraded service allows US bound passengers to undertake all immigration, customs and agriculture inspections at Shannon prior to departure, making your arrival in the US easier and faster.

Your baggage is checked through to your final destination, without the need for pick up/drop off. Arriving as a domestic passenger allows for a faster process though the airport. Shorter connecting times mean you can reach your final destination earlier.

World’s First Duty Free
Established in 1947 the Duty Free shop at Shannon Airport is the first and oldest Duty Free shop in the World. This pioneering initiative in Shannon spawned a world-wide industry with thousands of Duty Free shops around the world now generating billions of euro annually.

In 2014 we proudly relaunched the ‘Shannon Duty Free’ brand. Our shop now offers an incredible 60 brands including top names in Irish and European products such as Chanel, Gucci, YSL, Armani, Clarins, Lancome, Benefit and Marc Jacobs. Other popular brands available at the airport are Jameson, Pernod, Knappogue Whiskey, Bunratty Meade and locally produced Irish smoked salmon. All of this combined with world class customer service and unbeatable prices.
Shannon is also home to the World famous Irish Coffee, invented by Chef Joe Sheridan in 1942 to keep passengers warm while stopping off during their transatlantic flights, why not try this special drink, made to the original recipe developed by Joe as you pass through.

Executive Lounges
Enjoy the comfort and relaxing atmosphere of our Rineanna Suite for up to 3 hours – for only €25 (payable in the Lounge). We offer an excellent service to all passengers regardless of airline or class of ticket.

• Complimentary refreshments
• Newspapers and magazines
• Business centre which includes dedicated work stations
• Free internet access and Wi-Fi
• Toilets and shower facilities
• Flight departure monitor
• TV

T: +353 61 712 000

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